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BMJ is proud to support the rheumatology community through publishing the official journals of EULAR (Annals of Rheumatology Diseases and RMD Open), the EULAR series of leading textbooks and Lupus Science & Medicine®.


Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases

Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Josef Smolen, Medical University of Vienna, Austria

Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases (ARD) is an international peer-reviewed journal covering all aspects of rheumatology, which includes the full spectrum of musculoskeletal conditions, arthritic disease, and connective tissue disorders. It promotes the highest standards of scientific exchange and education, and brings you the latest clinical trials and recommendations, as well as basic and translational studies. 

Annals of Rheumatic Diseases is an official journal of EULAR. Eligible eCongress delegates receive a 12 month continuing medical education package, including access to ARD.

RMD Open

Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Bernard Combe, CHU Lapeyronie, France

RMD Open is an official journal of EULAR, which publishes high-quality peer-reviewed original research covering the full spectrum of musculoskeletal disorders, rheumatism and connective tissue diseases, including osteoporosis, spine and rehabilitation. It is an open access journal that provides research through a continuous publication model.

RMD Open will be receiving its first Impact Factor this month!

Reasons to submit to RMD Open:

  • Rapid turnaround times: average 21 days from submission to first decision and 18 days from acceptance to publication

  • Indexed by: MEDLINE, Science Citation Index Expanded, PubMed Central, Scopus and Embase (Excerpta Medica)

  • Scopus CiteScore: 6.1 and Scimago Journal Rank (SJR): 1.781 (2020)

  • Altmetric mentions in 2020: 1,150

  • 25% APC discount (code: EULAR21RMD ) valid until 5 June 2022

Lupus Science & Medicine

Editors-in-Chief: Prof. Jill Buyon, New York University, USA and Prof. Ronald van Vollenhoven, Amsterdam University Medical Centers, The Netherlands

Lupus Science & Medicine® is a global, peer-reviewed, open-access online journal that provides a central point for the publication of basic, clinical, translational, and epidemiological studies of all aspects of lupus and related diseases.

An official journal of the Lupus Foundation of America (LFA), which is dedicated to advancing the science and medicine of lupus while offering support to patients and their caregivers.

Lupus Science & Medicine® will be receiving its first Impact Factor this month!

Listen to Prof. Ronald van Vollenhoven discuss the highlights of the lupus research presented at the EULAR 2021 eCongress.

Reasons to submit to LS&M:

  • High quality peer review and a globally respected expert editorial team
  • Indexed by: MEDLINE, Science Citation Index Expanded, PubMed Central, Scopus and Embase (Excerpta Medica)
  • Scopus CiteScore: 5.1 and Scimago Journal Rank (SJR): 1.547 (2020)
  • Content accesses in 2020: 123,380 views
  • 30% APC discount (code: EULAR21LSM ) valid until 5 June 2022

EULAR Textbooks

The EULAR textbooks are designed to help you with your continuous medical education in rheumatology and complement the EULAR online courses.

EULAR Textbook on Rheumatic Diseases – 3rd Edition

The textbook presents evidence-based reviews on the treatment of musculoskeletal and autoimmune diseases, with a focus on modern educational goals and techniques.

EULAR Textbook on Paediatric Rheumatology

This book offers an in-depth analysis of all rheumatic diseases in children and adolescents, as well as differential diagnosis of other paediatric disorders.

EULAR Textbook on Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Rheumatology

This textbook provides a useful introduction to ultrasound in the rheumatic diseases, forming a good foundation for further training.

EULAR Textbook on Systemic Sclerosis – 2nd Edition

This comprehensive textbook encompasses all aspects of scleroderma, from localized to systemic forms, and from pathophysiology to recent advances in evidence-based treatment.

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